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Address: Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia

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A nice tribute to the saints who created the Cyrillic alphabet

Many don't realize it but it was these two brothers, saints of early Christianity who, in order to spread the faith to the Slavs, had to create the alphabet that bears on the one... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Jackson, California, United States
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Jackson, California, United States
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Many don't realize it but it was these two brothers, saints of early Christianity who, in order to spread the faith to the Slavs, had to create the alphabet that bears on the one brother's name, Cyrillic, in the middle of the 9th century. The monument is by the boat docks and just a short walk from the ancient core... More 

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

The monuments are well located, and as usual in Macedonia, dedicated to religion. The statues are nice and it's pleasant to watch at them walking in the park, but nothing tremendous.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

These monuments add to attraction of the walk along the waterfront. Acquaint yourself with the history or these saints and their role in Ohrid's history. Look at the detail on the monuments.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

So these brothers created the Cyrillic alphabet which is a pretty big deal. But the statue looks like one of the guys is being a nuisance and trying to grab what the other guy is reading :) Its located right in the center of Ohrid, so you can't miss it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

These two men are so historically important not just to Ohrid but to the known world in their time. it is nice to see the monument honoring them. They created the Slavic alphabet used in many countries. It is a special landmark in the middle of town.

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

There are a number of these larger than life bronze sculptures with religious history themes in the old town square & they do add to attractiveness of the square & the old harbour precinct

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Another statue in Ohrid for important saints, you cannot miss it, located near the harbor. If you get lost in Ohrid, this is the best place to arrange the meeting :)

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Luton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Saints Cyril and Methodius were brothers and were Byzantine Christian theologians and Christian missionaries who developed the first Slavic alphabet as well as other notable acheivements. The monument commemorating their lives is close to the harbour in Ohrid where there are also other significant monuments.

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Reviewed 16 April 2016

Located right near the port and edge of the town, the Monument is centrally located. It has an interesting story, but when it comes down to it, it is a monument that takes about 1 minute to look at.

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Holon, Israel
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Reviewed 1 November 2015

Two brothers ,that invented Cyrillic alphabet, have grandiose and impressivemonument on shore of lake Ohrid,

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